ICYMI: The U.S. economy added 241,000 jobs in December 2014, according to ADP and Moody's Analytics, and the Harvard Graduate School of Design announced the jury for its 2015 Wheelwright Prize.

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Read about another Oyler Wu Collaborative project, Lace: a 3D-printed jewelry collection. [ARCHITECT]

Quote of the Day: "Planning isn’t rocket science. Nor is it the private domain of private developers and single-issue advocates. An inviting space that shows off the plans and proposals in the work is a step toward getting everyday people involved — the one constituency that, too often, is left in the dark."—Critic John King on The Presidio Trust’s Gallery + Ideas Forum. [The San Francisco Chronicle]

Seven More Stories for Thursday:

A developer agreed to buy the infamous Wurlitzer Building in Detroit for $1.1 million. The 1926 building, built in the Renaissance Revival style by local architect Robert Finn, has faced a number of code and safety violations in recent years. [Detroit Free Press]

Victorian houses manipulated to look like San Francisco skyscrapers. [The Bold Italic]

The new website Chicago Architecture Data has information on 13,000 buildings so far. [Curbed Chicago]

A developer released plans for a 900,000-square-foot mixed-use development in Dallas, designed by HKS Architects. [The Dallas Morning News]

Chicago may be at the start of a hotel growth surge. [Chicago Tribune]

The Economist features the newly opened Barcelona Design Museum by local firm MBM Arquitectes. [The Economist]

New Orleans architect Don Helgeson of Mathes Brierre Architects ditched his life on land to live on a houseboat that he renovated. [The Times-Picayune]

Awards: Enter Now!

The AIA's COTE Top Ten and Top Ten + Awards recognize innovative projects that incorporate sustainable design strategies, while educating the profession and the public about the increased value of buildings that protect the environment. Submissions are due Jan. 26.

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